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CSPAN
Sep 23, 2012 6:00pm EDT
planned for this day is inconsequential. we know this part of eastern libya is a center for a lot of violent islamist extremist groups. that was clearly known by intelligence. they do not think you suddenly do something as organized and this was with the equipment and the weapons systems they had and with the skillful operators. we have a testimony from people who were in that second building that the murders hit with a -- that the mortars hit with remarkable exactness. this was ready to go. >> there were news reports that ambassador steven said he thought he was a target of al qaeda. is there a connection between him thinking al qaeda was targeting him? what happened? >> probably. we do not know. chris stevens was a believer in the people of libya. that is why they're mourning his death. it is quite logical that he would be a target of al qaeda or groups associated with al qaeda. whether they knew he was at the compound on september 11, we do not know yet. some people have dismissed that and said it was accidental. i do not yet. the best information i have had is that ambassador ste
CNN
Sep 12, 2012 12:00pm EDT
they knew about al qaeda in eastern libya, and i think we're going to learn all that in the investigation. >> sure. jamie, i want to play a quick byte -- soundbyte from secretary hillary clinton. she posed a very important question just a little while ago. >> today many americans are asking, indeed, i asked myself, how could this happen? how could this happen in a country we helped liberate in a city we helped save from destruction? this question reflects just how complicated and at times how confounding the world can be, but we must be clear-eyed even in our grief. >> jamie, can you try to answer that question? how do you explain the united states, our role, in actually helping liberate libya and this is what happens? >> first of all, it's a very profound question, and i think secretary clinton felt it so strongly because within the administration, i suspect she was probably one of the stronger advocates of american action in libya, and so the state department and secretary clinton being at the forefront of those urging the u.s. to act to save benghazi, to save the lib wran
CNN
Sep 13, 2012 11:00am EDT
the u.s. government have been actually flying drones over eastern libya which is now continuing and stepped up perhaps looking for the precise targets, and looking in eastern libya to collect intelligence on suspected al qaeda sites, if you will, targets, people, enca encampments, areas, strongholds in eastern libya east of benghazi, and known to shelter some of the militant groups. what they want to do is to be able to collect the intelligence and pin down who they believe is responsible for this attack. the intelligence will come from overhead imagery, from intercept s of communications and cell phone calls and all of the typical things that are very well known that the u.s. military and the u.s. intelligence community has done over the years in a variety of places. they assemble that intelligence, and if they can get a particular target that they believe is responsible for the attack, then next step comes into play, and two ways of dealing with that target either libyan security forces getting the intelligence handed to them, and they go after it or the u.s. has these other optio
CNN
Sep 12, 2012 8:00am PDT
radical groups that operate in eastern libya. the speaker of the libyan parliament, the general national congress, saying that there are all indications that this was origin orchestrated around the september 11th anniversary and libya rejects the use of the land for what he described as revenge attacks. reassuring the united states and the international community that they are working to secure foreign nationals and foreign interests here in libya. >> joma 2345, the secretary of state called it a small and savage group and interested the find out what the government and the prime minister said publicly, not only to the global audience but to his fellow countrymen to condemn this in the strongest possible way. they condemn things to the united states and then different to their own people. what's happening there? >> reporter: well, we're seeing the majority of the people here are voicing what the government voiced. condemnation, saying this is not representative. the real issue is this is not a us lated incident. in the past few months we have seen similar attacks in and around the city o
CNN
Sep 27, 2012 3:00pm EDT
that groups in the environment in eastern libya were seeking to coalesce and wasn't anything specific and certainly not a specific threat to the consulate that i'm aware of. and as far as to the risks that the fbi reported to you, really have to ask them for why they made that determination. i don't know. >> reporter: what dempsey is saying there, brooke, is that there was intelligence about these groups in eastern libya around benghazi coalescing and said there's nothing specific as to any direct threat against the ambassador. even though the ambassador had been indications he believed he was on an al qaeda hit list, the chairman of the joint chiefs says the intelligence he saw didn't indicate that level of specificity but in the month, the month before the attack on benghazi, there was a threat of intelligence about the extremist groups in the region. brooke? >> barbara starr for us with the new information of the chairman of the joint chiefs and the secretary of defense, thank you very much. there are still so many other questions. thank you. because in addition to this, cnn exclus
CNN
Sep 13, 2012 4:00am PDT
with the libyans being able to go after these targets, this is eastern libya. east of benghazi. al qaeda strongholds and militia strongholds are throughout this region. the libyan government has a lot of problems controlling this area, under the control of a lot of tribes. so if you could get the tribes to go after them, that might be an option. but it might be the case that the president will say, okay, now i've got these other things in place. he could also send in drones again, armed with missiles. he could use the tomahawks. it remains to be seen. the president said justice will be done, pieces in place, what will he decide to do? that's the question. >> barbara, here's my question, just listening to you speaking is the fact that the, you know, security on the ground in libya were not obviously strong enough to quell the mobs, just a couple of days ago in benghazi. why should we trust libyans to then take out this potentially al qaeda franchise in eastern libya? >> well, we'll see if a -- try and get the libyans to do that. it is going to be a problem. because as we say, the go
CNN
Sep 27, 2012 1:00am PDT
eastern libya and, you know -- i've heard today that there are multiple assassinations around benghazi and different parts of libya where people are settling scores of all sorts of stripes. it is chaotic and going back to the fbi getting in to benghazi you can't blame them because there is nobody in control of a large city and a big part of libya. they are -- that's the problem at the root of it. all the facts point to the fact that nobody's in control. >> fran, a lot of people will say you have societies that have been repressed for generations in a pressure cooker. the box has been open. a lot of weird things come out of the box but maybe long term there is things will move in the right direction, as the u.s. sees it. do you buy that? or how do you see it? >> the arab spring is, in fact, i think a long-term game. but what you have to understand, if it is terrorism that we are seeing and i feel confident based on everything that we know that it is. it raises the question for the administration, why didn't you see this coming? if there was intelligence about the growing presen
FOX News
Sep 21, 2012 7:00pm EDT
establish an islamic state in eastern libya. a recent defense department report warning al-qaeda senior leadership is seeking to create an al-qaeda clandestine network in libya. >> how many attacks do you have to have on the consultate and ambassador and british ambassador before you realize this is a dangerous area? >> there was also a cia assessment that eastern libya was unraveling and that assessment was is before the attack, shep. >> shepard: have you learned what security was like for the ambassador at the time of the attack? >> there were five it dsos, diplomatic security officers on assignment with the a.m. bass dorland. u.s. officials are not commenting on the arrangement on the ground. what we reported last week is at the ambassador was at his most vulnerable at the consultate which is not a hardened site. also evidence the attackers had the insider help, specifically finding the safe house welcomely after the first wave of assaults. attack on one of the most vulnerable sites for the united states and where we seem to have two groups, al-qaeda and another group teaming up to m
FOX News
Sep 21, 2012 3:00pm EDT
assessments indicating that conditions on the ground in eastern libya were deteriorating. this report by the defense department and the library of congress, specifically mentioned that detainee, sufyan ben qumu, has the leading edge of al qaeda's footprint reading that the senior leadership is seeking a clandestine network in libya that could destabilize the government or offer logistical support to al qaeda's activists in north africa. >> how good of a spy do you have to be to realize that part of libya is unstable? how many attacks do you have to have on the consulate and ambassador before you realize it is dangerous? >>reporter: we reported on monday this was a separate assessment by the c.i.a. concluding that eastern libya was unravelling rapidly. >>shepard: what is the legal of security for ambassadors generally? >>reporter: generally speaking, there is something called diplomatic security officer who is the umbrella who is responsible for the ambassador's security. a big question, still, is we do not have a good fix on ambassador stevens security. the diplomatic security
CNN
Sep 22, 2012 10:00pm EDT
tonight. two militia groups are disbanding and shutting down bases in eastern libya. benghazi, counter protesters are trying to reclaim the city. >> the pro-democracy demonstrators began taking the situation into their own hands and storming various headquarters of known extremist militias in the city of benghazi. >> counter protesters were met by some resistance. four people were killed and dozens injured on friday night. >> the wife of a missing retired fbi agent hopes to meet with the president of iran to plea for her husband's safe return. robert levenson disappeared on an island off iran's coast in 2007. now billboards with his picture are up in new york in hopes iran's president will see them when he attends the u.n. assembly next week. >> 33 years of service to the united states deserves something. >> iran's president has repeatedly turned down meeting requests from his wife. >>> at least 220 people were killed today in syria with government forces shelling the damascus suburbs. they're moving into territories the fighters have seized. the group has many soldiers who defected fr
CNN
Sep 11, 2012 5:00pm PDT
that is based in eastern libya. he also reported rocket-propelled grenades hitting the consulate building. libyan army troops were deployed. roads to the consulate were blocked off by military vehicles. there are conflicting reports on what the situation is there right now. liblian government officials are telling us that the building has been secured by the libyan military, but according to this eyewitness, members of the group had stormed the consulate building and taken over the building and were celebrating and looting the consulate. there have been condemnations issued, but at the same time, anderson, there are calls on social media sites for more protests in benghazi and here in tripoli. >> fran, you were in libya last week and concerned about the deteriorating security situation. add this to the back grop of what's going on in egypt, how big a deal is this kind of a situation? >> reporter: anderson, we should be very clear. one such breach of an embassy or consulate's walls or security on any given day would be tremendous news. it's very rare. americans remember the takeov
CNN
Sep 13, 2012 9:00am EDT
continuing to fly in eastern -- over eastern libya. they have done that in the past. they look for intelligence, overhead imagery that they gather, to try and find essentially al qaeda or militant strongholds, camps, evidence of militant activity in eastern libya, east of benghazi, where they think most of these people are and even perhaps the people responsible for the attacks against the u.s. installation. they gather that intelligence and can demonstrate it's tied to the attacks, you then have the war ships with their tomahawks missiles as aa potential -- potential option for president obama. he could order those into action to strike a target if it came to that. u.s. making very clear, no boots on the ground. no combat forces. none of that. they are simply looking for any target that they can tie to this attack on the benghazi diplomatic installation. and don't rule out that they will turn intelligence over to the libyans and try and get them to go after these targets in their own country. carol? >> barbara starr, reporting live for us from the pentagon this morning. >>> foreig
FOX
Sep 12, 2012 6:00pm PDT
eastern libya. it was blamed on a youtube video but there is word tonight it may have been planned to coinside with 9/11. we have live team coverage tonight. ktvu's david stevenson has the debate involving free speech and ktvu's mike mibach is live at university of california at berkeley where colleagues and friends of chris stevens are in mourning tonight. >> reporter: chris stevens majored in history right here at university of california at berkeley, graduated in 1982 and his brother told me chris stevens knew his journey in life would be an adventure. >> i am excited to return to libya. >> reporter: the family of chris stevens said he took pride in his job. he was cool, balanced, easy. that was his career and he loved it. >> i don't have much to offer here. just as a friend reach out. >> reporter: today he dropped off flowers that home of chris stevens' parents. they lived in piedmont where chris stevens graduated from piedmont high school. he said what a bore it is waking up in the morning always the same person. i >> clear he was interested in international law, this was always
CNN
Sep 26, 2012 7:00pm PDT
. >> is it too early to say that libya has been lost? >> you look at the academic stuff of eastern libya. i heard today there are multiple assassinations where people are settling scores of all sorts of strikes. it's chaotic. going back to the fbi, you can't blame them, because there is nobody in control of a very large city in a very big part of libya. so they are, you know -- that's the problem, at the root of it. all the facts point to that. is that nobody is in control. >> a lot of people say well look, you have societies who have been repressed for generations. in a pressure cooker. the box has been opened and a lot of weird things come out of the box. maybe long-term things will move in the right direction as the u.s. sees it. do you buy that? >> the arab spring is a long-term gain. what you have to understand -- look, if it is terrorism that we are seeing and i feel confident based on what we know, it races the question why didn't you see this coming? if there was intelligence of the growing presence of al qaeda in eastern libya, increasing threat of al qaeda. >> on the anniversary o
ABC
Sep 14, 2012 6:00am EDT
. consulate libya, that killed u.s. ambassador chris stevens and three other americans. eastern libya's deputy interior mob stormed the night and thenay they raided a safe house in the compound. we have learned the identity of victims from that attack. rone woods and glendo 8 dohert, both former navy seals >> . glen was my brother. >> according to military the navy in decorated member of the elite navy seals team. he left active duty in 2004. fbi agent from the new york will soon be arriving in libya to assist in the investigation. olabanji, abc 7 news. >> looking at the day ahead, at central l will pay tribute to an 18-year-old shot and killed while walking to school earlier week. john gonzalez has details. students atof central high school will gather football field this afternoon to release hundreds of in honor of their slain classmate. 18-year-old marckel ross was killed while walking to school. he was found lying near central avenue in his old uniform with his book bag. >> he did not do nothing to nobody -- nobody at all. >> heart wrenching sobs and raw emotions and a candlelight much for
CW
Sep 13, 2012 12:00pm CDT
islamist groups in eastern libya say the deadly attack was most likely carried out by a pro al qaeda group. president obama has vowed justice will be done. u-s warships are on their way to the coast of libya, and unmanned drones are being sent to help search for the killers. we are just learning that the fbi has spoken to the filmmaker ... voters in florida who were purged from the rolls after mistakenly being labeled as non- citizens... will have their voting rights restored in time for the november election. earlier this year... 2600 voters were informed they would not be allowed to vote unless they proved their citizenship. critics accused the state of unfairly targeting latinos. yesterday, state officials announced a federal immigration database was used to confirm citizenship for more than 2,000 voters... and they are now eiligible to vote. apple unveiled a lighter thinner and faster i-phone yesterday... and it will be available to order on friday. the "i-phone 5" has a larger display screen, a better camera and a longer lasting battery. the charging port on the new model is sma
CNN
Sep 13, 2012 2:00am PDT
are now since yesterday, able to report that u.s. drones are flying over eastern libya for example. trying to collect intelligence, survey targets see if they can find those responsible for the attacks in libya. this, this has become a root of choice drone to collect the intelligence and then possibly armed drones to strike targets. i want to go back to this video you're showing. this is the main gate of the u.s. embassy in yemen on that busy commercial street in the capital of sanaa. the concern will be as the crowds form will they disperse will they go away? i think our report from the street there is quite correct. the yemeni forces don't want to see this escalate so they're doing what they can. this is the main gate on the street. we won't get into a lot of detail but the embassy buildings are behind it and the embassy goes back for some particular distance. this is the main gate on the street. but sanaa is an unsettled city. they have demonstrations, they have a level of violence that's concerning to all. the issue in the coming hours will be will this disperse -- militant ele
FOX News
Sep 18, 2012 3:00pm PDT
sources have told fox catherine herridge that before the attack, the cia had assessed eastern libya with deteriorating. today carney seemed to back pedal ever so slightly from ambassador susan rice's sunday declaration that the violence in libya was spontaneous reaction to that controversy anti-muslim film. >> in fact, this was not a preplanned, premeditated attack. >> while carney did stand behind the video being a key factor, he opened the door to other possibilities being uncovered in the f.b.i. investigation. >> the cause and motivation behind them will be decided by the investigation. >> there are other factors involved in the violence that ensued? >> new questions as well about the fact on september 10, the white house put out a press release saying that the president met with senior officials, about the security posture around the 9/11 anniversary. the release said the president discussed steps taken to protect u.s. persons and facilities abroad. asked if the administration dropped the ball on that promise, the following day in libya, carney said numerous security steps were takep
CNN
Sep 13, 2012 10:00pm EDT
, a lot of the foreign jihadies who went into iraq came from libya, particularly eastern libya, benghazi region and east of that. the u.s. is deploying drones, warships to the region. how do you go about launching a military response if it comes to that, against militants inside libya? it seems complicated. >> it's very difficult. i've been over there twice. and moved around between tripoli, benghazi, kabruk, four different power groups, have you brigade commanders that have their own autonomy in certain regions, shaikhs, tribal chiefs and the transnational council and ministries, and no one really controls everything. and i -- my very good people there, moved around with them. had to change our route several times, because of the salafis, they got word we were there, so we when to change. when our people go in? there targeting, how do you find them? you can't punish a population. and so it's very difficult to -- to find those that are responsible and take much action. we have to reinforce the consulate and embassy with marines, have a force off the coast to do emergency evacuation, if r
FOX Business
Sep 11, 2012 10:00pm EDT
american staff was evacuated from the embassy before the breach. hours later our consulate in eastern libya stormed by armed men who set the building ablaze. the building was evacuated before their attack. the men reportedly angered by a film being produced by u.s.-based coptic christian egyptians. that questions the words of mohammed. president obama before those events in egypt and libya, had made a point of saying that the islamic religion is not america's enemy. >> today, the war in iraq is over. in afghanistan we're training afghan security forces and forging a partnership with the afghan people. by the end of 2014, the longest war in history would be over. i always said our fight is with al qaeda and its affiliates, not with islam or any other religion. lou: the u.s. embassy in cairo apologized to anyone in the region offended by that movie and criticized anyone who would hurt the feelings of muslims. meanwhile the president rejected a request to meet with israel's prime minister at the united nations general assembly later this month. the white house cited scheduling conflicts.
FOX Business
Sep 18, 2012 10:00pm EDT
attack the cia assessed eastern libya was deteriorating because of four prior attacks on diplomatic and western targets. and today, carney seemed to backpedal ever so slightly from ambassador susan rice's sunday declaration was the violence in libya was a spontaneous reaction to the controversial anti-muslim film. >> the best assessment we have today, that in fact this was not a preplanned, premeditated attack. >> while carney did stand behind the video being a key factor he opened the door to other possibilities being uncovered during the fbi investigation. >> the cause and motivation behind them will be decided by that investigation. there are other factors involved in the violence that ensued. new. >> new question as well on the fact that september/10 the white house put out a press release saying the president met with senior officials around security posture around the 9/11 anniversary. the release said the president discussed quote, steps taken to protect u.s. persons and facilities abroad. asked if the administration dropped the ball on that promise the following day in libya
FOX News
Sep 14, 2012 4:00pm PDT
eastern libya over benghazi in particular as they begin the hunt for those who killed the u.s. ambassador and three others. the ben georgia's airport was closed -- benghazi airport was closed. >> harris: our coverage of breaking news story will continue. we have a reporter on the ground inside afghanistan gathering new information on the base attack. we will have a live report coming up a little bit later in the newscast. now to our other big story. the four americans killed in this week's attack on the u.s. cons -- con salute in libya are home. ♪ ♪ ♪ >> harris: the four caskets arriving at joint base andrews outside washington. the victims' families were there but asked us not to show their faces on camera. president obama and secretary of state hillary clinton paid tribute to the four men as patriots, heros who gave their lives for their nation. ambassador chris stevens, air force veteran sean smith and two former navy seals, glen daugherty and tyrone woods. >> greater love hath no man than this that a man lay down his life for his friends. their sacrifice will never be forgotten.
CNBC
Sep 20, 2012 7:00pm EDT
eastern libya near benghazi. we knew he was there when there was no terrorist involvement. there was eight committee chairman and subcommittee chairman based on our own sources of information, people in the government, primarily in law enforcement who told us that this is being discussed. we sent a letter to the secretary of state and to the attorney general asking them whether or not there is any discussion at all of the blind sheik being transferred. the answers we got are too cute. the state department says there is no plan at this time and they're not aware of any recent contact from senior officials on this issue. so they're not denying it. all they have to say is that the blind sheik will die in an american jail. no one is saying that. the only reason i can consider it is the president's whole apology approach, if we're nice to them, maybe they won't attack us. >> that gets us into much trouble, this idea of denying it. does this administration understand that there is still a war on terror going out there and that the world, especially in the middle east is an extremely danger
FOX News
Sep 20, 2012 6:00pm EDT
to my contacts today, they look at the makeshift camp that sprung up in eastern libya that may be training jihaddist. not only for attack in country but syria as well. >> bret: we will continue to follow it. thank you. president obama hope and change exend to the american flag? that is later in the grapevin grapevine. first, what undecided voters say about why they're undecided in ohio. [ mother ] you can't leave the table till you finish your vegetables. [ clock ticking ] [ male announcer ] there's a better way... v8 v-fusion. vegetable nutrition they need, fruit taste they love. could've had a v8... vegetable nutrition they need, fruit taste they love. [ "human" by the human league playing ] humans. we mean well, but we're imperfect creatures living in a beautifully imperfect world. it's amazing we've made it this far. maybe it's because when one of us messes up, someone else comes along to help out. that's the thing about humans. when things are at their worst, we're at our best. see how at libertymutu.com. liberty mutual insurance -- responsibility. what's your policy? to comp
CNN
Sep 23, 2012 4:00am EDT
victory in libya tonight. two militia groups are disbanding and shutting down bases in eastern libya in response to protesters demands. and benghazi, counter protesters are trying to reclaim the city. >> these pro-democracy demonstrators began taking the situation into their own hands and storming various headquarters of known extremist militias. >> they were met by some resistance. that was on friday night. >>> at least 220 people were killed today in syria with government forces shelling its unushz. they're moving into territories that fighters have sized. the group has many ex-soldiers who defected from the army to fight the regime. >>> straight ahead here tonight -- >> i think it's a -- >> romney's rough week. secret tapes, disparaging words, pesky taxes. even the mrs. weighed in. >> this is hard. >> what republicans are really saying about mitt romney. ♪ [ sneezes ] [ male announcer ] if you have yet to master the quiet sneeze... ♪ [ sneezes ] [ male announcer ] you may be an allergy muddler. try zyrtec®. it gives you powerful allergy relief. and zyrtec® is different than cla
FOX News
Sep 27, 2012 12:00pm PDT
the conditions on the ground in eastern libya were deteriorating. we have reported in august there was a defense department report that assessed the growing threat of al qaeda and like-minded extremists and we had new information from the joint chiefs saying there was "nonspecific data." we do not have that sound bite but he said this is a steady threat extreme leading up to the attack but nothing specific about the consulate. in my conversations, people have said to me, you have to ask yourself, how many warnings was it going to take? you had a c.i.a. assessment, a d.o.d. assessment, a steady stream of intelligence that the security in libya was spiraling out-of-control and the groups wanted to band together to launch something. >>shepard: thank you, catherine, from washington, dc. more americans than ever are going into debt to pay for college. that's according to the pew research center which is not partisan. it appearized data from 2010, the last year which the numbers are available. they found that student loan debt now saddles one in five households. more than 22 million hous
FOX News
Sep 11, 2012 4:00pm PDT
militants stormed the u.s. embassy compound in eastern libya in benghazi. there is brand-new video just in at fox news. it's dark because it happened in the middle of the night. multiple reports now indicate militants raided the compound, libyan security forces tried to fight back, they tell us, but then with drew because the fire was coming in nonstop. now word looters have been cleaning out the place. then there is cairo egypt. protesters scaled the wall of the u.s. embassy there, stormed the outer grounds. snatched down an american flag and tried to burn it outside the embassy walls. all developing, jonathan hunt with much more in the news room. first libya. >> as you can imagine, there is a degree of conflicting information coming out of nighttime libya amid the chaos of an attack on the u.s. consulate. multiple news agencies now reporting libyan security sources telling them that an american staff member has been killed in that attack. reuters, for instance, quoing the spokesman to libya supreme commit saying quote, one american staff member has died and a number have been inj
FOX News
Sep 17, 2012 12:00pm PDT
violent. officials say the c.i.a. has assessed or did assess the security situation in eastern libya and it was deteriorating before the attacks based on the four attacks going in june on diplomatic and western targets, a report we brought to you on friday. >>shepard: what explains this disconnect? >>reporter: the disconnect seems to be semantics. we reported today based on the intelligence source on the ground in libya the assault on the consulate was with no warning and included fire from two locations. we had rpg's and mortar fire, include one that hit the roof and direct and indirect fire. we are told there were two waves to the assault. what has been relayed is the first wave, the attackers were heard to say "we got him," and then the second wave went after the motor code and the support personnel. on friday the head of the house intelligence committee, who was first to publicly state said it was premeditated, said this is how the disconnect is playing out. i and others, folks in department of defense come to the conclusion it had to be coordinated. lots of comand and control. indir
FOX News
Sep 27, 2012 3:00pm PDT
in the environment in western -- correction -- eastern libya were seeking to coalesce, but there wasn't anything specific. >> reporter: while the white house consistently cited the need for investigation to play out, fox news told 16 days after the attack there are still no f.b.i. agents on the ground in benghazi, because the security situation is too unstable. the chairman of the house homeland security says the statement smacks of pre-9/11 mind set. >> one thing we are supposed to learn on september 11 no, longer would we assume that these are criminal matters. but instead they're terrorists. terrorist attacks. >> fox news is told there was an internal decision to label or approach benghazi as a likely act of terrorism. this has concrete implications. by tieing the attack to al-qaeda, the affiliate or those who support al-qaeda, it frees up the assets under the authorization for use of military force, or the a.u.m.f. a point panetta seemed to hint at today. >> we're going to continue to go after those that would attack our individuals. and i think that remains the case here as
FOX News
Sep 14, 2012 2:00am EDT
, planned attack. can we call it act of terrorism? >> bob: absolutely. there this is born in eastern libya. what they did is take advantage of protest against the film. i don't think they organized 2,000 people would be affront for them. they knew there would be protest in front of the embassy and they used that as a way to get in with sophisticated weapons. the other thing, what happened in cairo, people say were they coordinated in cairo and other places? the answer is no. you didn't see attacks. you saw mobs. >> eric: dana the libyan director said it was two-part attack. then the ambassador was moved to the safe house and they knew it was coming. was there inside intel, kind of telling the al-qaeda group where they should target? >> dana: i don't think the administration knows how this happened or why they didn't know about it beforehand. does anyone think for a second had they prevented this from happening there wouldn't front page story in the "new york times" talking about how they prevented a terrorist attack on n libya on 9/11 that protected the ambassador. that's the story. we know that
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